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25 min ago | KTIV-TV Sioux City

Sioux City schools donate desks, shelves to Wisner-Pilger schools to stock portable classrooms

A school that was destroyed in a tornado over the summer is finally getting a little bit of life back this fall.

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Related Topix: Sioux City, IA, Education Etc.

Sun Jul 27, 2014

KTIV-TV Sioux City

Dorothy Pecaut is closing for construction, but isn't taking a break

But the staff at Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center says the road to get the trails shouldn't be bumpy, too.

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Related Topix: Sioux City, IA, Plymouth County, IA

KTIV-TV Sioux City

Siouxland's Girl Scouts head to Georgia

A 48-member pilgrimage took off from Sioux City Sunday, as the group of Girl Scouts travel to see where their organization got its start.

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Related Topix: Sioux City, IA, Iowa, Holstein, IA, Plymouth County, IA

KTIV-TV Sioux City

Wet spring helps farmers get through dry summer

Despite a rainy spring, Iowa's Ag Secretary says crops across the state are some of the best he's ever seen.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Weather, Sioux City, IA

Fri Jul 25, 2014

KSCJ-AM Sioux City

Tyson Foods to Close Cherokee Plant

TYSON FOODS HAS ANNOUNCED PLANS TO CLOSE ITS PLANT IN CHEROKEE, IOWA; ALONG WITH TWO OTHER FACILITIES IN NEW YORK AND NEW MEXICO.

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Related Topix: Sioux City, IA

KSCJ-AM Sioux City

City Explains Warning Siren Activation Plan

Sioux City Fire Rescue and Woodbury County Emergency Services have four scenarios where our outdoor warning sirens will be activated.

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Related Topix: Sioux City, IA, Weather

Wed Jul 23, 2014

KTIV-TV Sioux City

Social Services Department moves to new home on Tri-View Ave in Sioux City

Woodbury County's Social Services department has a new home. It was a unanimous decision by the Woodbury Board of Supervisors to move the Social Services department from the basement of the county courthouse to a larger location on Tri-View Avenue earlier this year.

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Related Topix: Sioux City, IA

Tue Jul 22, 2014

KSCJ-AM Sioux City

Pottebaum Hired to Head County Courthouse Security

Woodbury County has officially approved the hiring of Marty Pottebaum to be the director of security for the county courthouse.

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Related Topix: Sioux City, IA

KTIV-TV Sioux City

Social Services Department moves to new home on Tri-View Ave in Sioux City

Woodbury County's Social Services department has a new home. It was a unanimous decision by the Woodbury Board of Supervisors to move the Social Services department from the basement of the county courthouse to a larger location on Tri-View Avenue earlier this year.

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Related Topix: Sioux City, IA

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Washington Times

Judge aims to establish veterans court in Iowa

District Judge Jeffrey Poulson knows that military veterans, many having served multiple tours of duty in recent wars, are entering Woodbury County's courtrooms in trouble.

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Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, Prison, US National Guard, US Military, US Air Force

KTIV-TV Sioux City

Flight 232 crash helped bring the funds to build the Security Institute in Sioux City

Saturday's blood drive was held at the Security Institute, a facility that was brought about because of the 232 crash.

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Related Topix: Train Disaster, Sioux City, IA, Iowa, Air Accidents

Fri Jul 18, 2014

KSCJ-AM Sioux City

Iowa Supreme Court Allows Argosy Casino to Stay Open for Now

THE IRGC PREVIOUSLY ORDERED THE CASINO TO CLOSE JULY 1ST, BUT POLK COUNTY JUDGE ELIZA OVRUM GRANTED TWO PREVIOUS STAYS, THE LATTER OF WHICH WAS SET TO EXPIRE AT MIDNIGHT OF JULY 22ND.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

KCCI-TV Des Moines

Survivors, victims' relatives visit Sioux City on 25th anniverary

This weekend is the 25th anniversary of the worst plane crash in Iowa history. United Airlines flight 2-32 went down in Sioux city, killing 1- hundred-11 people.

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Related Topix: Sioux City, IA, Air Accidents

KSCJ-AM Sioux City

River Cade Parade Route

IT'S THE 51ST RIVER CADE CELEBRATION AND COMMODORE PHIL CLAEYS SAYS THE PARADE ROUTE IS A LITTLE DIFFERENT THIS YEAR: BECAUSE OF THE PARADE, WATER STREET FROM 4TH UP TO 6TH STREET, DOUGLAS STREET FROM 3RD TO 5TH, AND 4TH STREET FROM WATER TO PEARL WILL BE CLOSED STARTING AT 4PM.

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Sun Jul 13, 2014

KTIV-TV Sioux City

Woodbury County authorities on the hunt for work release escapee

Authorities are searching for a 25-year-old man who failed to return to the Sioux City work release facility.

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Related Topix: Sioux City, IA, Le Mars, IA

Thu Jul 10, 2014

KTIV-TV Sioux City

Plymouth County authorities investigating suspicious deaths

The Plymouth County Sheriff's Office is investigating the deaths of two people. Sheriff Mike Van Otterloo says the Plymouth County Communications Center received a 911 call just before 11:00pm Wednesday night regarding the welfare of two people.

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Related Topix: Plymouth County, IA, Iowa, Akron, IA

KSCJ-AM Sioux City

Two Found Dead in Rural Akron Home

THE PLYMOUTH COUNTY SHERIFF RECEIVED A 9-1-1 CALL AROUND 10:45 WEDNESDAY NIGHT REGARDING TWO BODIES FOUND AT 17279 180TH STREET.

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Related Topix: Plymouth County, IA, Sioux City, IA

Wed Jul 09, 2014

KSCJ-AM Sioux City

Woodbury County Makes Offer on Court Security Supervisory Position

A man who re-entered the United States illegally has been sentenced in federal court in Sioux City to 10 months' imprisonment.

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Related Topix: Sioux City, IA

Tue Jul 08, 2014

KTIV-TV Sioux City

New security cameras for Woodbury County Jail

The bid allocates around $80,000 toward the cameras and more than $100,000 to increase the recording storage from six to 24 months.

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Related Topix: Palo Alto County, IA, Graettinger, IA, Le Mars, IA, Sioux City, IA

KTIV-TV Sioux City

Supervisors hear options to fix Orton Slough drainage problems

The county's engineer says a drain that was build over 100 years ago, which leads to a 20-inch tile in the Orton Slough drainage district, isn't up to agricultural standards.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Palo Alto County, IA, Graettinger, IA, Le Mars, IA, Sioux City, IA

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